“Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign has brought on more than 700 staffers spread out across 33 states, with a growing number of organizers joining his ranks in states that vote on Super Tuesday, aides told POLITICO. All told, the former New York mayor’s operation totals more than 1,000 people, a figure that includes hundreds of staffers who work out of his Manhattan headquarters. The unprecedented scale and scope of the campaign — he has also spent over $200 million on TV ads — gives Bloomberg a massive footprint in states that hold their primaries on March 3 or later …”
That’s a lot of money. He must be surging in the polls, right?
His Real Clear Polling average for January 3rd through 14th is 6.6%. Compare this to Joe Biden at 27.2%, Bernie Sanders at 19.2% and Elizabeth Warren at 16.0%.
His record as Mayor does not appear to be helping him with Democrats. I have seen his ads running in the NYC media market. Why? After 12 years in office everyone knows who he is. They obviously don’t think he the man for the job.
As 2019 comes to a close, it is time to look back and see where the gun control money has been flowing to our Congressional delegation.
- 6/29/2019, Carolyn Maloney, $2000 Primary.
- 6/30/2019, Max Rose, $2800 General, $1000 Primary.
- 6/30/2019, Northville Industries Executive Gene Bernstein -> Max Rose, $1000 Primary.
- 7/20/2019, Brady Campaign Board Chair Kevin Quinn -> Max Rose, $2800 General, $1800 Primary.
- 7/25/2019, Antonio Delgado, $2000 Primary.
- 8/2/2019, Gregory Meeks, $2000 Primary.
- 9/30/2019, Max Rose, $4000 Primary.
As far as a I know the only two looking at Democrat party primaries next year are Nadler and Maloney.